Tribunal confirms Governor Wike’s Re-election, strikes off the Petition of AAC


The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has struck out the petition filed by the African Action Congress governorship candidate in the 2019 general election in Rivers State, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)

Earlier, the tribunal struck out applications by the AAC Governorship Candidate, seeking that he be separated from all joint applications previously made with the party.

Recall that the AAC recently adopted Mr Henry Bello to represent it at the tribunal after the former counsel, Tawo Tawo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria withdrew from the matter, with a notice of change of counsel presented to the tribunal.

This application came in after the AAC brought in another counsel to handle its matter at the tribunal.

The three man panel led by Justice K. A Ojiako, after going through arguments in the Awara, AAC suit against

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